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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-25-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,566
Posted By isildain
Hey, guys! It's 4 in morning. Don't you all...

Hey, guys! It's 4 in morning. Don't you all sleep?
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-24-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,566
Posted By isildain
Other peoples' detectors...

Funny thing happened this evening. I pulled up to a red light, and another car pulled up behind me. I looked in my rear view window and saw the guy behind me spending a lot of time fooling with his...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-24-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,225
Posted By isildain
Yeah, I found out that's what it is. But, by the...

Yeah, I found out that's what it is. But, by the time I figured it out, I had entered the password wrong too many times and the account got locked.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-24-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By isildain
You're taking your convertible to the track? ...

You're taking your convertible to the track? Most tracks I've heard of won't allow convertibles, which leaves me out. What track are you taking yours to?
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-24-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,888
Posted By isildain
You can first do a taste test. However, usually...

You can first do a taste test. However, usually on the side of the pump there is a sign that will say something like "contains up to 10% ethanol."
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-24-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,888
Posted By isildain
After driving mostly interstates from Asheville...

After driving mostly interstates from Asheville to Durham, my mileage improved slightly. As I said, I'm sure next week will be worse.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-24-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,225
Posted By isildain
I tried using the BMW remote app, but I also...

I tried using the BMW remote app, but I also assumed it was the MyBMW username and password. Now, my account is locked. I tried calling BMW assist to have my account reset, but it didn't help. I...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-23-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,888
Posted By isildain
Blue Ridge Parkway driving. I'll admit it's...

Blue Ridge Parkway driving. I'll admit it's cheating. I've got a lot of interstate driving today.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-23-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,276
Posted By isildain
What I've found that works as a good starting...

What I've found that works as a good starting point is to adjust the settings in a "U" shape with extreme base and extreme treble being the highest and the middle setting just above middle. From...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-23-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,888
Posted By isildain
First tank of gas....18.5 mpg! However, I will...

First tank of gas....18.5 mpg!
However, I will admit that I'm driving the car in comfort mode with my pregnant wife in the car. I'm sure next week will be a different story.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,928
Posted By isildain
The pictures don't do the car justice. In real...

The pictures don't do the car justice. In real life, the black top doesn't look the least bit out of place. Whether the car decides to have a blue look or a black look, the top actually works...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,859
Posted By isildain
We totally bought that bib too!

We totally bought that bib too!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,276
Posted By isildain
Your cars came with radios in the dashboard? It...

Your cars came with radios in the dashboard? It thought my channel selector was the rocker switch to the left of the gear shifter, with the volume the button on the drivers door and the foot pedal...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,859
Posted By isildain
I posted the pic with my wife and me for a couple...

I posted the pic with my wife and me for a couple of reasons. First, I believe my wife looks great without having a beautiful car in the picture. I take more pictures of her than she would like,...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,859
Posted By isildain
I never saw the vermillion red nor the mojave. I...

I never saw the vermillion red nor the mojave. I drove a grey/black convertible. I didn't ask what options were on that particular car, but I assume it didn't have ARS. I'm 99% sure it didn't have...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-21-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,747
Posted By isildain
This was a section of the Parkway just south of...

This was a section of the Parkway just south of Asheville. It was a short tunnel, and we were doing over 65 by the end of it, and I wasn't pushing it.
We do have two tunnels on I-77 at the West...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-21-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,011
Posted By isildain
That's probably a better review than you'll find...

That's probably a better review than you'll find in Car & Driver or Autoweek.
Nothing says class like riding down the highway with your suitcase sticking up from the back seat.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-21-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,859
Posted By isildain
Here are some better quality pictures. I've...

Here are some better quality pictures. I've posted a picture of me, my baby that was delivered Tuesday, my wife, and my baby to be delivered in July.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-21-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,747
Posted By isildain
Ok. I've uploaded the video to YouTube. ...

Ok. I've uploaded the video to YouTube. Unfortunately, our camera doesn't do the sound justice:
http://youtu.be/F2wuo6RIgPI
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-21-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By isildain
I agree that I'd rather keep my back seat. ...

I agree that I'd rather keep my back seat.

One thing that my 335 had that I miss on this car was the fold-down platform in the back seat. I've put two people in the back seat of my 3 before. My...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-21-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,928
Posted By isildain
When I started considering a replacement for my...

When I started considering a replacement for my 335, I was really torn between the M3, an M5, and a 650. I was leaning toward the M3 because of the power that it offered. That is until I drove the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-21-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,747
Posted By isildain
My wife and I found something new and fun to do...

My wife and I found something new and fun to do today:
We were driving along the Blueridge Parkway today, which has several tunnels along the way. There was no traffic, so we would stop before the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-21-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,859
Posted By isildain
Here's one off of the phone. I'll post some...

Here's one off of the phone. I'll post some others from the real camera when I get a chance.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-20-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,747
Posted By isildain
A couple of years ago, I was at a McD's drive...

A couple of years ago, I was at a McD's drive through and ordered a coffee. The girl at the window wasn't paying attention, and didn't have the lid all the way on, an poored hot coffee mostly down...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-20-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,859
Posted By isildain
New F12....

I picked up my new xDrive F12 today at the performance center, and I thought I'd share some experiences.

We came in last night and went over to the performance center to see if we could find the...
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